A lesson in 1800s America

A lesson in 1800s America

The festivities didn't start until noon, but from then until 5 p.m., nearly 400 visitors strolled the grounds of the Southampton Heritage Village/Agriculture and Forestry ... Read more | Add your comment

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IOW Sheriff’s office seeks help on homicide

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in determining the exact whereabouts of homicide victim Jean Marie Smith during the 24 ... Read more | Add your comment

Future Problem Solvers win at State Bowl Competition

Future Problem Solvers win at State Bowl Competition

Franklin students participating in the Future Problem Solving Program in all three schools traveled to Granby High School, Norfolk, to compete in the 28th Future ... Read more | Add your comment

Awards aplenty for Southampton Key Club

Seventeen members of the Southampton Key Club traveled to Baltimore, Maryland, to attend the 66th annual International Capital District Convention the weekend of March 20-22. ... Read more | Add your comment

Courtland Rescue to host fundraiser dinner

On Saturday, May 16, from 4 to 9 p.m., the Courtland Volunteer Rescue Squad will host a dinner at the Courtland Ruritan Club, 26484 Hanging ... Read more | Add your comment

VDOT will continue bridge upkeep around Western Tidewater at Pagan Creek

The Virginia Department of Transportation will be closing the Route 602 (Longview Drive) bridge over Pagan Creek on Monday, May 4, as part of a ... Read more | Add your comment

  1. FHS to walk, raise funds for diabetes  | Add your comment
  2. IOW Sheriff conducting homicide investigation  | Add your comment
  3. The Tidewater News repeats as VPA Grand Sweepstakes winner  | Add your comment
  4. SCHS honored by General Assembly  | Add your comment
  5. Renaissance Faire seeks to entertain, educate  | Add your comment
  6. Canadian fiddler to close season for concert group  | Add your comment
  7. Body found in IOW identified  | Add your comment
  8. SoCo Sheriff’s Office works Nottoway cleanup  | Add your comment
  9. IOW supervisors take on invoice payments  | Add your comment
  10. Body found in Isle of Wight County  | Add your comment
  11. Southampton announces Governor’s Challenge participants  | Add your comment
  12. Franklin schools schedule 1,136 instructional hours  | Add your comment
  13. IWCS School Board picks superintendent candidates  | Add your comment
  14. Body found in Isle of Wight County  | Add your comment
  15. State seeks to terminate Route 460 contract  | Add your comment
  16. 460 contract’s end elicits comment  | Add your comment
  17. County sets timeline on river cleanup  | Add your comment
  18. Area schools to host joint kindergarten registration  | Add your comment
  19. Missing Southampton man found  | Add your comment
  20. 460 contract to be terminated  | Add your comment
  21. Materials from Beale plant end up in Nottoway  | Add your comment
  22. Candidate challenging IOW sheriff  | Add your comment
  23. South Quay Bridge closed until the end of May  | Add your comment
  24. Adult missing since April 8  | Add your comment
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    Southampton baseball records first home win of season

    Playing in the friendly shadows of their own high school for the first time in nearly a month, the Southampton Indians downed the Sussex Central ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. Lady Raiders hold off rally from Chargers  | Add your comment
    2. Lady Indians take second win against Lady Broncos netters  | Add your comment
    3. Chargers, Raiders battle on diamond  | Add your comment


    Riverkeeper report: Styrogate

    Riverkeeper report: Styrogate

    Moonpie and I spent the 11th through the 13th on the Nottoway in the Courtland area. The water was 8.30 on the USGS gauge at ... Read more | Add your comment


    Courtland is open for business

    The Route 35 Bridge may be closed for construction, but the town of Courtland is open for business! From a hardware store, kayak shop, bank, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. First FSEDI Micro Loan awarded  | Add your comment
    2. A fresh look for fresh food  | Add your comment


    Participation sought in weed management survey

    Dr. Michael Flessner, extension weed science specialist at Virginia Tech, is conducting a survey related to weed management issues in Virginia, according to Austin Brown, ... Read more | Add your comment

    1. USDA extends ARC, PLC deadlines  | Add your comment
    2. Many factors to consider when growing pumpkins  | Add your comment

    Our View

    Awards only mean so much

    On Saturday, for the third consecutive year, The Tidewater News returned to Franklin with the top award that the Virginia Press Association can bestow upon ... Read more | Add your comment


    Moving to Virginia: A lesson in American history

    Prior to moving to Virginia late last year, I knew very little about the people or ... Read more | Add your comment

    Letters to the Editor

    Support the increased local funding for schools

    To say that an almost $900,000 cut in state funding for Southampton County Schools is a disaster is an understatement. It is a fact that ... Read more | Add your comment


    Claiming faith

    One of the best parts about being a pastor is helping people along the journey of faith. Too often, we think of “being a Christian” ... Read more | Add your comment

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